Loudoun’s Favorites 2016: The Results

All during June, Loudoun Now asked readers to share their recommendations about their favorite places, people and businesses. The response was enthusiastic. More than 3,500 names were submitted as nominees in the poll’s more than 200 categories.

Voting ended June 30 and the results are a reflection of all things Loudoun:



Favorite College (36 nominees)

George Mason University

4400 University Drive, Fairfax


Runners up: Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia Tech


Favorite Community Festival (30 nominees)

Leesburg Flower & Garden Festival

Downtown Leesburg each April


Runners up: Leesburg First Friday, Waterford Fair


Favorite Community Sports League/Organization (41 nominees)

Loudoun Soccer

19798 Sycolin Rd, Leesburg


Runners up: Evergreen FC, Central Loudoun Little League


Government Service (13 nominees)

Loudoun County Public Schools

Eric Williams, Superintendent


Runners up: Loudoun County Parks and Recreation, Leesburg Dept. of Parks and Recreation

Nonprofit/Community Organization (58 nominees)

Loudoun Interfaith Relief

750 Miller Drive, Suite A-1, Leesburg

703-777-5911 • interfaithrelief.org

Runners up: Smashing Walnuts, Team Mathias


Favorite Performing Arts Group (26 nominees)

Loudoun Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 4478, Leesburg

703-771-8287 • loudounsymphony.org

Runners up: Loudoun Ballet Company, Sterling Playmakers

Favorite Place of Worship (54 nominees)

Cornerstone Chapel

742 Miller Drive, SE, Leesburg

703-771-1500 • cornerstonechapel.net

Runners up: St John the Apostle RC, St. James Episcopal Church


Favorite Private School (29 nominees)

Loudoun Country Day School

20600 Red Cedar Drive, Leesburg

703-777-3841 • lcds.org

Runners up: Foxcroft School, St. Theresa’s Catholic School


Favorite Public School (53 nominees)

Loudoun Valley High School

340 N Maple Ave, Purcellville

540-751-2400 • loudoun.k12.va.us/lvhs

Runners up: Loudoun County High School, Stone Bridge High School


Favorite Summer Camp/Program (31 nominees)

Loudoun Parks & Recreation

20145 Ashbrook Pl #170, Ashburn

703-777-0343 • loudoun.gov/prcs

Runners up: Loudoun Country Day School, Ida Lee Park Recreation Center


Favorite Swimming Pool (11 nominees)

Ida Lee Park/AV Symington Aquatic Center

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg


Runners up: Franklin Park, Claude Moore Recreation Center


Loudoun’s Favorite PLACES

Favorite Art Gallery (13 nominees)

Cooley Gallery

9 N King St, Leesburg

703-779-4639 • thecooleygallery.com

Runners up: Smithsonian American Art Museum; Franklin Park Performing Art Center


Favorite Bed and Breakfast (8 nominees)

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern

2 E. Washington St., Middleburg

540-687-6301 • redfox.com

Runners up: Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast Inn; Fieldstone Farm


Favorite Brewery (18 nominees)

Old 690 Brewing Company

15670 Ashbury Church Rd, Hillsboro

540-668-7023 • old690.com

Runners up: Lost Rhino Brewing Company, Old Ox Brewery


Favorite Community Center (11 nominees)

Ida Lee Park Recreation Center

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg

703-777-1368 • leesburgva.gov/idalee

Runners up: Claude Moore Recreation Center, Loudoun Valley Community Center


Favorite Date Spot (34 nominees)

Tuscarora Mill Restaurant

203 Harrison St., SE, Leesburg

703-771-9300 • tuskies.com

Runners up: Magnolias at the Mill, One Loudoun


Favorite Event Venue (20 nominees)

Tally Ho Theatre

19 W Market St., Leesburg

703-777-1665 • tallyholeesburg.com

Runners up: Stone Tower Winery, Bluemont Winery


Favorite Farmers Market (8 nominees)

Leesburg Farmers Market

Virginia Village Shopping Center, Catoctin Cir. SE, Leesburg

540-454-8089 • loudounfarmersmarkets.org

Runners up: Purcellville Farmers Market, Ashburn Farmers’ Market at One Loudoun


Favorite Historic Site (11 nominees)

Downtown Leesburg

Runners up: Oatlands Historic House and Gardens, Village of Waterford


Favorite Hotel/Resort (5 nominees)

Lansdowne Resort and Spa

44050 Woodridge Pkwy, Leesburg

703-729-8400 • lansdowneresort.com

Runners up: Salamander Resort and Spa, Homewood Suites


Favorite Live Music Venue (11 nominees)

Tally Ho Theatre

19 W Market St., Leesburg

703-777-1665 • tallyholeesburg.com

Runners up: Acoustic on the Green, Spanky’s Shenanigans


Favorite Movie Theater (8 nominees)

Cobb Village 12

1600 Village Market Blvd SE, Leesburg



Runners upAlamo Drafthouse Cinema, Regal Dulles Town Center 10


Favorite Museum (8 Nominees)

Smithsonian Air and Space Museum

Udvar-Hazy Center 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly

703-572-4118 • airandspace.si.edu

Runners upLoudoun Museum, Heritage Farm Museum


Favorite Park (15 nominees)

Ida Lee Park

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg

leesburgva.gov/idalee • 703-777-1368

Runners upW&OD Trail Regional Park, Franklin Park

Favorite Performing Arts Venue (4 nominees)

Franklin Park Arts Center

36441 Blueridge View Ln, Purcellville

540-338-7973 • franklinparkartscenter.org

Runners up: Tally Ho Theatre, Wolf Trap


Favorite Pick Your Own Farm (5 nominees)

Great Country Farms

18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont

540-554-2073 • greatcountryfarms.com

Runners up: Wegmeyer Farm, Spring House Farm


Favorite Place for a Business Meeting (19 nominees)

Tuscarora Mill Restaurant

203 Harrison St., SE, Leesburg

703-771-9300 • tuskies.com

Runners upShoe’s Cup & Cork, Lightfoot Restaurant


Favorite Place to Meet with Friends (42 nominees)

One Loudoun

20626 Easthampton Plaza, Ashburn

703-724-1111 • oneloudoun.com

Runners up: MacDowell Brew Kitchen, Shoes Cup & Cork


Favorite Place to Play Tennis (5 nominees)

Ida Lee Park

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg

leesburgva.gov/idalee • 703-777-1368

Runners up: Franklin Park, Loudoun Golf & Country Club


Favorite Place to Ride Your Bike (3 nominees)

Washington & Old Dominion Regional Park

21293 Smiths Switch Road, Ashburn

703-729-0596 • novaparks.com

Runners upC & O Canal, Rural Roads


Favorite Place to Ride Your Horse (11 nominees)

Oatlands Historic House and Gardens

20850 Oatlands Plantation Ln, Leesburg

703-777-3174 • oatlands.org

Runners upRural Roads, Morven Park

Favorite Place to Walk Your Dog (13 nominees)

Washington & Old Dominion Regional Park

21293 Smiths Switch Road, Ashburn

703-729-0596 • novaparks.com

Runners upIda Lee Park, Leesburg Dog Park


Favorite Recreation Center (5 nominees)

Ida Lee Park Recreation Center

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg



Runners upEvergreen Sportsplex, Claude Moore Recreation Center


Favorite Tourist Destination (11 nominees)

Downtown Leesburg

Runners upMiddleburg, Ball’s Bluff Cemetery

Loudoun’s Favorite BUSINESSES


Favorite Antique Store (11 nominees)

The Old Lucketts Store

42350 Lucketts Road, Leesburg

703-779-0268 • luckettstore.com

Runners up: Black Shutter Antique Center, Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Store


Favorite Appliance Store (8 nominees)

Sterling Appliance

Battlefield Shopping Center, 1051 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-771-4688 • sterlingappliance.com

Runners up: Lowes, Best Buy


Favorite Audiologist (3 nominees)

Blue Ridge Speech and Hearing

19465 Deerfield Ave, Ste 201, Leesburg

703-858-7620 • speechhearning.org

Runners up: Loudoun Ear Nose and Throat, Leesburg Family Hearing


Favorite Auto Repair Shop (41 nominees)

The Tire Shop

925 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-777-2255 • thetireshop.net

Runners up: Virginia Tire and Auto, Curry’s Auto Service


Favorite Bank (28 nominees)

Middleburg Bank

111 W Washington St, Middleburg

540-687-6377 • middleburgbank.com

Runners up: Bank of Clarke County, Wells Fargo


Favorite Barber Shop (28 nominees)

Darrell’s Barber Shop

47 W. Main St, Purcellville

540-338-9027 • darrellsbarbershop.com

Runners up: Roosters Leesburg, Ashburn; Sports Clips, One Loudoun


Favorite Beauty Spa (29 nominees)

Amenity Day Spa

44365 Premier Plaza #120, Ashburn

703-726-8100 • amenitydayspa.com

Runners up: Rouge Spa, Glass Door Salon


Favorite Bicycle Shop (6 nominees)

Bicycle Outfitters

Virginia Village Shopping Center,
32 Catoctin Cir SE, Leesburg

703-777-6126 • bikeoutfitters.com

Runners up: Plum Grove Cyclery, Spokes Etc.


Favorite Book Store (6 nominees)

Barnes & Noble


Runners up: Books a Million, Books and Other Found Things


Favorite Car Wash (7 nominees)

Station Auto Wash

149 Catoctin Cir SE, Leesburg

703-669-5500 • stationautowash.com

Runners up: Ashburn Car Wash, Market Street Car Wash


Favorite Carpet Cleaner (6 nominees)

Loudoun Carpet Care

129 N Bailey Ln, Purcellville

540-338-4300 • loudounvalleyfloors.com

Runners up: Absolute Carpet Care, Carpet Keepers


Favorite Carpet Store (6 nominees)

Loudoun Valley Floors

129 N Bailey Ln, Purcellville

540-338-4300 • loudounvalleyfloors.com

Runners up: Sterling Carpet Shop, M Page Oriental Rugs


Favorite Catering Company (20 nominees)

Savoir Fare Limited

1 W Loudoun St, Round Hill

540-338-8300 • savoirfarelimited.com

Runners up: Carolina Brothers Pit Barbecue, RESQ BBQ


Favorite Child Care Center (30 nominees)

St. James Preschool

14 Cornwall St NW, Leesburg


Runners up: Loudoun Country Day School, Open Door Learning Center


Favorite Children’s Clothing Store (9 nominees)


1040 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-443-1776 • kohls.com

Runners up: Wear it Again, Kid!, Re-Love It Consignment


Favorite Cleaning Service (18 nominees)

Maid Brigade



Runners up: Champagne Cleaning Service, The Cleaning Authority


Favorite Commercial Real Estate Brokerage (10 nominees)

Commercial Group Realty, Inc.

43671 Trade Center Pl # 106, Sterling

703-544-1013 • cgr-inc.com

Runners up: Paladin Real Estate, Atoka Properties


Favorite Computer Service Company (5 nominees)

Apple Store

Reston Town Center,
11949 Market St, Reston

571-449-4800 • apple.com/retail

Runners up: Geek Squad, Best Buy, Halo Information Systems


Favorite Consignment Shop/Thrift Store (10 nominees)

Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Store

57 Catoctin Cir NE, Leesburg

703-687-3120 • brhospice.org

Runners up: Re-Love It Consignment, Resourceful Women Thrift Shop


Favorite Construction Company (21 nominees)

Matthew Bowe Design/Build

610 E Main St #200, Purcellville


Runners up: Walker & Clarke Builders, PR Construction


Favorite Dance Studio (11 nominees)

Studio Bleu Dance Center

20660 Ashburn Rd #110, Ashburn

703-729-9293 • danceashburn.com

Runners up: Dance King, Loudoun School of Ballet


Favorite Dental Office (32 nominees)

Cardinal Park Family Dental Care

2 Cardinal Park Dr. SE, Leesburg

(703) 779-2296


Runners up: Virginia Dental Solutions, Mayo Family Dentistry


Favorite Driveway Repair Company (6 nominees)

Bramhall Trucking

40480 Lovettsville Road, Lovettsville

540-822-9011 • bramhalltrucking.com

Runners up: Academy Sealers, Collegiate Sealers & Paving


Favorite Dry Cleaner (18 nominees)

Cleaner 4 Less

700 Fieldstone Dr. NE, Leesburg

703-517-0778 • cleaner4less.com

Runners up: Purcellville Cleaners, 7 Cleaners


Favorite Electronics Store (3 nominees)

Best Buy

609 Potomac Station Dr NE, Marketplace at Potomac Station, Leesburg

703-669-4100 • bestbuy.com

Runners up: Costco, Staples


Favorite Equestrian Facility (10 nominees)

Morven Park Equestrian Center

41580 Sunday Morning Lane, Leesburg

703-777-2890 • morvenpark.org

Runners up: Sprout Center, Van Vixen Farm


Favorite Event Photography Company (19 nominees)

Ofelia Photography



Runners up: Sarah Huntington Photography, Staged Photography


Favorite Excavating Company (3 nominees)

Lucketts Excavating

excavationloudoun.com • 703-443-0039

Runners up: B&D Excavating, Stanford Excavating


Favorite Farm/Garden Equipment Center (9 nominees)

Browning Equipment

800 E Main St, Purcellville

540-338-7123 • browningequipment.com

Runners up: Southern States, Tractor Supply


Favorite Fashion Accessories Store (8 nominees)

Charming Charlie

Village at Leesburg, 1606 Village Market Boulevard Southeast #115, Leesburg

703-771-6930 • charmingcharlie.com

Runners up: Eyetopia, Re-Love It Consignment


Favorite Fitness Center (30 nominees)

Ida Lee Park Recreation Center

60 Ida Lee Drive, NW, Leesburg

703-777-1368 • leesburgva.gov/idalee

Runners up: CycleLuv, Orangetheory Fitness


Favorite Flooring Company (4 nominees)

Loudoun Valley Floors

129 N Bailey Ln, Purcellville

540-338-4300 • loudounvalleyfloors.com

Runners up: Abbey Design Center, Sterling Carpet


Favorite Florist (10 nominees)

Jerry’s Flowers & Gifts

Virginia Village Shopping Center,
13 Fairfax St SE, Leesburg

703-777-2561 • jerrysflowersonline.com

Runners up: Wegmans, J Morris Flowers


Favorite Frame Store (6 nominees)

My Frame Shop

525 E Market St, Leesburg

703-771-6354 • myframeshopva.com

Runners up: Michael’s, Hobby Lobby


Favorite Funeral Home (3 nominees)

Colonial Funeral Home

201 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-777-1414 • colonialfuneralhome.com

Runners up: Loudoun Funeral Chapel, Hall Funeral Home


Favorite Furniture Store (13 nominees)

Belfort Furniture

22250 Shaw Road, Dulles

703-406-7600 • belfortfurniture.com

Runners up: Wolf Furniture, The Guest Room


Favorite Garden Center (8 nominees)

Abernethy & Spencer Greenhouse and Garden Center

18035 Lincoln Rd, Purcellville

540-338-9118 • abernethyspencer.com

Runners up: Meadow Farms Nursery, Bluemount Nursery


Favorite Golf Course (11 nominees)

Loudoun Golf & Country Club

36967 W Main St, Purcellville

540-338-7679 • loudoungolf.com

Runners up: 1757 Golf Club, Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club


Favorite Granite Company (5 nominees)

Granite Expo

45000 Underwood Lane, Sterling

703-435-3350 • graniteexpoonline.com

Runners up: Neka Granite and Marble, Richstone Granite


Favorite Grocery Store (14 nominees)


Village at Leesburg
101 Crosstrail Blvd, Leesburg

703-669-2044 • wegmans.com

Runners up: Harris Teeter, Giant


Favorite Hair Salon (50 nominees)

Current Salon and Color Bar

20691 Ashburn Road, Ashburn

703-724-9444 • currentbynese.com

Runners up: Glass Door Salon, Rain Salon


Favorite Handyman Service (13 nominees)

Fix It Home Improvement

673 Potomac Station Dr. #601, Leesburg


Runners up: Virginia Handyman, Lucketts Handyman


Favorite Hardware Store (6 nominees)

Nichols Hardware

131 N 21st St, Purcellville


Runners up: The Home Depot, TW Perry


Favorite Home Builder (13 nominees)

Matthew Bowe Design/Build

610 E Main St #200, Purcellville



Runners up: Knutson Homes, Lauten


Favorite Home Improvement Contractor (22 nominees)

Matthew Bowe Design/Build

610 E Main St #200, Purcellville



Runners up: Woodscape Construction, Walker & Clarke Builders


Favorite Hospital (5 nominees)

Inova Loudoun Hospital

44045 Riverside Pkwy, Leesburg

703-858-6000 • inova.org

Runners up …

Reston Hospital

Inova Fairfax Hospital


Favorite HVAC Company (27 nominees)

Modern Mechanical

21730 Red Rum Drive, Suite 182, Ashburn

571-421-1888 • modernmec.com

Runners up: ME Flow, Climatic Heating & Cooling


Favorite Inspection Station (12 nominees)

Leesburg Plaza Shell

602 E Market St, Leesburg



Runners up: The Tire Shop, Hamilton Service Center


Favorite Insulation Company (2 nominees)


100 Glenn Dr STE A-1, Sterling



Runner up: Southland Insulators


Favorite Insurance Company (15 nominees)

Engle, Paxon & Hawthorne

114 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-737-6565 • ephinsurance.com

Runners up: Kelly Insurance Agency, State Farm


Favorite Investment Company (7 nominees)

Middleburg Investment Group

211 Fort Evans Road NE, Leesburg

703-737-3434 • middleburgbank.com

Runners up: Toth Financial, Lansdowne Private Wealth Management


Favorite Jewelry Store (7 nominees)

Ketterman’s Jewelers

Virginia Village Shopping Center,
38 Catoctin Cir SE, Leesburg

703-777-0033 • kettermans.com

Runners up: Caulkins Jewelers, Hunt Country Jewelers


Favorite Junk Removal Company (5 nominees)

Pack Rat Hauling



Runners up: Miller and Sons, Big Ass Cans


Favorite Landscaping Company (32 nominees)

Epling Landscaping & Lawn Services

33747 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont

540-554-8228 • eplinglandscaping.com

Runners up: Blake Landscapes, Rivers Edge Landscapes


Favorite Lawn Care Company (21 nominees)

Blake Landscapes

19473 Samuels Mill Ct, Leesburg

703-777-5596 • blakelandscapes.com

Runners up: Green Acres Lawn Care, Rock Water Farm


Favorite Lawn/Garden Equipment Store (6 nominees)

Browning Equipment

800 E Main St, Purcellville

540-338-7123 • browningequipment.com

Runners up: Tractor Supply, Gladhill Tractor


Favorite Limo Company/Car Service (5 nominees)

Reston Limousine

45685 Elmwood Ct, Sterling

703-478-0500 • restonlimo.com

Runners up: Road Yacht, Uber


Favorite Lumber Yard (5 nominees)

Loudoun Lumber

121 N Bailey Ln, Purcellville

540-338-1840 • loudounlumber.com

Runners up: Tart Lumber, TW Perry


Favorite Marketing/PR Firm (12 nominees)

Bow Tie Strategies

703-646-1282 • bowtiestrategies.com

Runners up: Loudoun Clear Marketing, Mesh Omnimedia


Favorite Martial Arts Studio (11 nominees)

United States Taekwondo Martial Arts Academy

9 Cardinal Park Dr SE, Leesburg

703-777-1000 • ustma.com

Runners up: Dragon Yong In, Tiger Den


Favorite Mattress Store (6 nominees)

Baer’s Mattress Den

Battlefield Shopping Center,
1035 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

703-777-1600 • baersmattressden.com

Runners up: Urban Mattress, Costco


Favorite Men’s Clothing Store (10 nominees)


Dulles Town Center,
21090 Dulles Town Cir, Dulles

571-434-4000 • nordstrom.com

Runners up: Jos. A Bank, Kohls


Favorite Mortgage Company (13 nominees)

Atlantic Coast Mortgage

20365 Exchange St Suite 300, Ashburn

(703) 991-7997 • atlanticcoastmortgage.com

Runners up: Middleburg Mortgage, Southern Trust


Favorite Music Shop (4 nominees)

Melodee Music

46077 Lake Center Plaza, Sterling

703-450-4667 • melodeemusic.com

Runners up: Shamrock Music Shoppe, Music & Arts


Favorite New Car Dealership (13 nominess)

AutoNation Toyota Leesburg

1 Cardinal Park Dr. SE, Leesburg



Runners up: Dulles Motorcars, AutoNation Honda Dulles


Favorite Orthodontics Practice (16 nominees)

Strange and Hancock Orthodontics

17 Fort Evans Road NE, Leesburg

703-777-9200 • loudounbraces.com

Runners up: Morgan Orthodontics, Northern Virginia Orthodontics


Favorite Painting Company (14 nominees)

Five Star Painting

43895 Glenhazel Dr, Ashburn

571-384-3937 • bestnovapainters.com

Runners up: Joe Fleming Painting, Sonny N Sons Painting


Favorite Party Supply Store (2 Nominees)

Party City

Leesburg Plaza, 510 E Market St, Leesburg

703-669-4222 • partycity.com

Runner up: Party Depot


Favorite Pet Grooming Business (20 nominees)

Bark N Bubbles

545 E Market St # F, Leesburg



Runners up: PetSmart, Old Mill Kennel and Groomers


Favorite Pet Kennel (12 nominees)

Old Mill Kennels

91 Lawson Road SE, Leesburg

703-777-4183 • oldmillpets.com

Runners up: Blue Ridge Veterinary, VIP Boarding


Favorite Pet Sitting Business (17 nominees)

Allie’s Wag’n Tails

571-271-7921 • allieswagntails.com

Runners up: Everything and the Dog, Woofie’s Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers


Favorite Pet Store (9 nominees)

Dog Gone Natural

21 Catoctin Cir NE, Leesburg

571-291-3970 • doggonenatural.com

Runners up: Pet Smart, Pet Valu


Favorite Pharmacy (15 nominees)



Runners up: CVS, Wegmans


Favorite Plant Center (7 nominees)

Abernethy & Spencer Greenhouse and Garden Center

18035 Lincoln Road, Purcellville

540-338-9118 • abernethyspencer.com

Runners up: Meadows Farm, Bluemount Nursery


Favorite Plumbing Company (13 nominees)

ME Flow

12 Cardinal Park Dr SE #107, Leesburg

703-997-7161 • meflow.com

Runners up: Modern Mechanical, Wacker Plumbing


Favorite Preschool (30 nominees)

Loudoun Country Day School

20600 Red Cedar Dr, Leesburg

703-777-3841 • lcds.org

Runners up: Open Door Learning Center, Destiny School of the Arts


Favorite Radio Station (17 nominees)

Music Planet Radio


Runners up: WINC 92.5, WMZQ 98.7


Favorite Remodeling Company (17 nominees)

Matthew Bowe Design/Build

610 E Main St #200, Purcellville



Runners up: BOWA Builders, Walker & Clarke Builders


Favorite Renovation Company (11 nominees)

BOWA Builders

201 E Washington St, Middleburg

540-687-6771 • bowa.com

Runners up: Walker & Clarke Builders, Matthew Bowe Design/Build


Favorite Rental Center (6 nominees)

Brooke Rental Center

309 Parker Ct SE, Leesburg

703-777-9393 • brookerentalcenter.com

Runners up: Northern Virginia Party Rentals, D&B Rental Sales & Services


Favorite Residential Real Estate Brokerage, (23 nominees)

Middleburg Real Estate

10 E Washington St, Middleburg

540-687-6321 • atokaproperties.com

Runners up: Pearson-Smith Realty, Berkshire Hathaway/PenFed Realty


Favorite Roofing Company (7 nominees)

Loudoun Valley Roofing

37306 E Richardson Ln, Purcellville

540-338-4400 • lvroofing.com

Runners up: Select Construction, Dry Home Roofing & Siding


Favorite Solar Power Company (3 nominees)

Superior Solar

200 S St Paul St, Hamilton

571-321-6414 • superiorsolar.com

Runners up: Solar4, Modern Mechanical


Favorite Specialty Store (21 nominees)


613 E Main St, Purcellville

540-338-4438 • twigsva.com

Runners up: The Leesburg Vintner, Eyetopia


Favorite Store for Gifts (14 nominees)

Zaza Gifts LLC

Ashbrook Commons, 20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza, Ashburn

703-858-9298 • shopzazu.com

Runners up: Twigs, Cracker Barrel Gift Shop


Favorite Tanning Salon (6 nominees)

TanOrganiq Spray Tan & Lashes

21030 Sycolin Road #115, Ashburn

703-728-9500 • www.tanorganiq.com

Runners up: Palm Beach, Heaven and Elle


Favorite Title Company (12 nominees)

Old American Title

19775 Belmont Executive Plaza #500, Ashburn



Runners up: Blue Ridge Title, Loudoun Commercial Title


Favorite Travel Agency (7 Nominees)


19317 Winmeade Dr, Lansdowne

571-223-2262 • midatlanticaaa.com

Runners up: Connoisseur Travel, Cruise One


Favorite Tree Service (10 nominees)

Arbor Artist

13370 Taylorstown Road, Leesburg

703-777-8806 • arborartist.com

Runners up: Bartlett Tree Experts, Arbogast Lawn & Tree


Favorite Tutor Service (8 nominees)

LearningRx Leesburg

305 Harrison St SE #100A, Leesburg

571-465-2277 • learningrx.com/leesburg

Runners up: Mathnasium of Leesburg, TutorDoctor, Ashburn


Favorite Used Car Dealership (7 nominees)


5210 Towlern Pl, Sterling

703-404-4386 • carmax.com

Runners up: H&H Used Cars, Dulles Motorcars


Favorite Veterinary Practice (22 nominees)

Catoctin Veterinary Clinic

112 Dry Mill Road SW, Leesburg

703-777-8447 • catoctinvetclinic.com

Runners up: Blue Ridge Veterinary, Leesburg Veterinary Hospital


Favorite Wedding Photographer (17 nominees)

Shelley Larrabee Photography


Runners up: Ed Solomon, Patty Schuchman Photography


Favorite Wedding Planner (7 nominees)

A New Leaf Weddings and Events


Runners up: Weddings on Wirt, Grit & Grace


Favorite Wedding/Reception Venue (21 nominees)

Stone Tower Winery

19925 Hogback Mountain Road, Leesburg

703-777-2797 • stonetowerwinery.com

Runners up: Silverbrook Farm, Belmont Country Club


Favorite Weight Loss Center (4 nominees)

Weight Watchers

36 Pidgeon Hill Dr., Sterling

800-516-3535 • weightwatchers.com

Runners up: Media Weightless, 7 Company

Favorite Wellness Center (9 nominees)

Five Stones Healing Center

116 Edwards Ferry Road NE # Q, Leesburg

703-669-6118 • fivestoneswellness.com

Runners up: Barre Buddha, Mind Body and Soul Healing Center


Favorite Window Cleaning Service (4 nominees)

Larry Miller

44050-195 Ashburn Village Blvd, Ashburn

703-723-7770 • windowcleaningservice.net

Runners up: NOVA Pro Wash, Lusk Window Cleaning

Favorite Women’s Clothing Store (19 nominees)


1040 Edwards Ferry Road NE, Leesburg

703-443-1776 • kohls.com

Runners up: Nordstrom, The Loft


Favorite Yoga/Pilates Studio (14 nominees)

Flow Yoga

Market Station LLC, 112 South St SE
Suite Y, Leesburg

703-777-1020 • gowithityoga.com

Runners up: Barre Buddha, The Yoga Shak

Loudoun’s Favorite FOOD & DRINK


Favorite Asian Restaurant (45 nominees)

Jasmine Restaurant

110 South St SE, Leesburg

703-737-2288 • jasminecuisine.com

Runners upChina King, Finn Thai


Favorite Bakery/Pastry Shop (10 Nominees)

Mom’s Apple Pie

220 Loudoun St SE, Leesburg

703-771-8590 • momsapplepieco.com

Runners upLayered Cake, South Street Under


Favorite Bar (31 nominees)

MacDowell Brew Kitchen

202 Harrison St SE, Leesburg

703-777-2739 • macdowellbrewkitchen.com

Runners upSpanky’s Shenanigans, Tuskies


Favorite Barbecue (14 nominees)

Monks BBQ

251 N 21st St, Purcellville, VA 20132

540-751-9425 • monksq.com

Runners up: Carolina Brothers Pit Barbecue, ResQ Grille


Favorite Breakfast Place (21 nominees)

Leesburg Diner

9 S King St, Leesburg

703-777-1800 • theleesburgdiner.com

Runners upIHOP, Purcellville Family Restaurant


Favorite Burger (21 nominees)

Melt Gourmet Cheeseburgers

525 E Market St, Leesburg



Runners upFive Guys, BurgerFi


Favorite Coffee Shop (20 nominees)

Shoe’s Cup & Cork

17 N King St, Leesburg

703-771-7463 • shoescupandcork.com

Runners upStarbucks, King Street Coffee


Favorite Family Restaurant (31 nominees)

Blue Ridge Grill

955 Edwards Ferry Road NE, Leesburg

703-771-7463 • brgrill.com

Runners up: Leesburg Public House,Ford’s Fish Shack


Favorite Fine Dining Restaurant (15 nominees)

Tuscarora Mill

203 Harrison St., SE, Leesburg

703-771-9300 • tuskies.com

Runners upMagnolias at the Mill, Lightfoot Restaurant


Favorite Food Truck (13 nominees)

Windy City Red Hots

Blue Mount Nursery, 20052
Lexington Drive, Ashburn

703-505-6934 • windycityredhots.com

Runners upCured, GK BBQ


Favorite French Fries (19 nominees)

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

Battlefield Shopping Center,
1083 Edwards Ferry Rd NE, Leesburg

571-442-8575  • fiveguys.com

Runners up: Melt Gourmet, Market Burger


Favorite Italian Restaurant (19 nominees)

Travinia Italian Kitchen

Village at Leesburg, 1605 Village Market Boulevard Southeast #104, Leesburg

703-777-6511 • traviniaitalian.com

Runners upGiovanni’s NY Pizza, Palio Ristorante Italiano


Favorite Mexican Restaurant (17 nominees)

Uncle Juilo’s

One Loudoun, 44703 Thorndike St., Ashburn • 571-758-2200


Runners up: Los Tios Grill, Los Toltecos


Favorite Outdoor Dining Spot (25 nominees)

Clyde’s Willow Creek Farm

42920 Broadlands Blvd, Broadlands

571-209-1200 • clydes.com

Runners up: Fire Works, MacDowell Brew Kitchen

Favorite Pizza (25 nominees)

Fire Works

201 Harrison St SE, Leesburg

703-779-8400 • fireworkspizza.com

Runners up: Giovonni’s NY Pizza, Manhattan Pizza


Favorite Seafood (8 nominees)

Ford’s Fish Shack

Cameron Chase Village Center,
44260 Ice Rink Plaza #101, Ashburn

571-918-4092 • fordsfishshack.com

Runners up: Lowry’s Seafood Restaurant, Bonefish Grill


Favorite Sushi (18 nominees)

Jasmine Restaurant

10 South St SE, Leesburg

703-737-2288 • jasminecuisine.com

Runners up: Passion Fin, Wegmans


Favorite Romantic Dining Spot (15 nominees)

Lightfoot Restaurant

11 N King St, Leesburg

703-771-2233 •lightfootrestaurant.com

Runners upTuscarora Mill Restaurant, The Wine Kitchen


Favorite Sandwich Shop (16 nominees)

Puccio’s New York Deli

211 Loudoun St SE, Leesburg

703-779-7676 • puccios-deli.com

Runners upDeli South, South Street Under


Favorite Wings (20 nominees)

Buffalo Wing Factory

Ashburn Farm Village Center,
43761 Parkhurst Plaza, Ashburn



Runners up: Velocity Wings, Buffalo Wild Wings


Loudoun’s Favorite PEOPLE

Favorite Accountant (37 nominees)

Thomas W. Moler

Yount Hyde Barbour

Runners upJeff Mitchell, Mitchell & Co.; Joe Bullock, Bullock & Associates


Favorite Acupuncturist (10 nominees)

Daniel Parrish

The Acupuncture and Healing Arts Center

Runners up: Tuan Nguyen, Acupuncture and Herb Clinic; Sarah Giardenelli, NOVA Medical Group


Favorite Alternative Medicine Provider (11 nominees)

Martha S. Calihan

Five Stones Wellness Center

Runners up: Tuan Nguyen, Acupuncture and Herb Clinic; Daniel Parrish, The Acupuncture and Healing Arts Center


Favorite Architect (10 nominees)

Clint Good

Clint Good Architects

Runners up: Tom O’Neil, O’Neil Architects; Beckham Dickerson, Dickerson & Assoc.


Favorite Artist (29 nominees)

Jill Perla

Runners up: Catherine Hillis, Catherine Hillis Fine Art; Chris Cooley, The Cooley Gallery

Favorite Attorney (40 nominees)

Robert E. Sevila

Sevila, Saunders, Huddleston & White

Runners up: Rhonda Wilson Paice, Laurel Brigade Law Group; Chris Chamblin,
J. Christopher Chamblin PC


Favorite Band/Musician (42 nominees)

Jason Masi


Runners up: Todd Wright, Juliana MacDowell


Favorite Banker (19 nominees)

Leiah Hartsuff

Regional Banking Manager

Middleburg Bank

Runners up: Tom Ciolkosz, Access National Bank, Jamie Pearson, Middleburg Bank


Favorite Bartender (38 nominees)

Joni Smith

Spanky’s Shenanigans

Runners up: Aaron Malofsky, Hail & Hog Kitchen and Tap; Dave Dwyer, Tuscarora Mill Restaurant


Favorite Carpenter (15 nominees)

Donnie Walker

Walker & Clarke Builders Inc.

Runners up: Matthew Bowe, Matthew Bowe Design/Build Inc.; Ronnie Goode


Favorite Chef (15 nominees)

Ingrid Gustavson

Lightfoot Restaurant

Runners up: Jason Lage, Market Table Bistro; Patrick Dinh, Tuscarora Mill Restaurant

Favorite Chiropractor (29 nominees)

Chad Parsons

Advanced Corrective Chiropractic

Runners up: Charles Clegg, Clegg Chiropractic; Misty Paul, Basics First


Favorite Coach (32 nominees)

Cathy Fernandez

Loudoun Country Day School

Runners up: James Meara, Evergreen FC; Kiley Jacobus, The Pavilion Pro


Favorite Commercial Realtor (25 nominees)

Jim Sisley

Paladin Real Estate

Runners up: Tom Hertel, Commercial Group Realty; Eric Pearson, Pearson Smith Realty

Favorite Custom Homebuilder (15 nominees)

Matthew Bowe

Matthew Bowe Design/Build

Runners up: Paul Reimers, PR Construction; Ron Hawes, Ronald M. Hawes Inc.


Favorite Dance Instructor (19 nominees)

Brittany Alness

Studio Bleu Dance Center

Runners up: Adam King, Dance King; Jenna DeLashmutt, Loudoun School of Ballet

Favorite Dentist (57 nominees)

Gary Ashton

Cardinal Park Family Dental

Runners up: Amanda Brown, Herbert Dental Group; Stephen Mayo, Mayo Family Dentistry

Favorite Dietitian (5 nominees)

Amy Johnson

NOVA Medical Group

Runners up: Theresa Roth, Be Healthy Nutrition Consulting; Stephanie Null


Favorite DJ (13 nominees)

DJ Jazzy Jeff

Runners up: DJ Ashante, DJ Moonshine


Favorite Doctor (59 nominees)

Thomas Mancini

Loudoun Medical Group

Runners up: Scott Nagel, Leesburg Sterling Family Practice; Carolyn M. Walsh


Favorite Electrician (13 nominees)

Shawn Mitchell

Modern Mechanical

Runners up: Mike Breeden, Breeden Electrical; TJ Atkins, TWA Electric


Favorite Esthetician (10 nominees)

Amy Herrmann

Mountcastle Med Spa

Runners up: Christi Borde, Massage Envy; Azar Nejad, The Medical Spa at Nova


Favorite Event Planner (17 nominees)

Tina Johnson

JP Events & Consulting

Runners up: Jennifer Arezzo, Grit and Grace; Benjamin Hall, Loudoun Event Management


Favorite Eye Doctor (27 nominees)

Scott Dilzer

Dilzer Eye Care Associates

Runners up: Greg McGrew, Eye Care Center of Leesburg; Ayman Boutros, The Eye Center


Favorite Financial Advisor (26 nominees)

Tom Toth

Toth Finanical

Runners up: Katie McAuliffe Campbell, Wells Fargo Advisors; Jeff Eveland,
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management


General Practitioner (26 nominees)

Thomas Mancini

Loudoun Medical Group

Runners up: Mary Renard, Broadlands Family Practice; Jim Ditaranto, PartnersMD


Favorite Golf Instructor (7 nominees)

Glenn McCloskey

Loudoun Golf and Country Club

Runners up: Tiffany Faucette, 1757 Golf Club; Lisa Deel, Raspberry Falls Golf Club


Favorite Graphic Artist (13 nominees)

Stilson Greene

Stilson Greene Graphic Design & Illustration

Runners up: Jill Evans-Kavaldjian, Art at Garden Corner; Catherine Hillis


Favorite Insurance Agent (20 nominees)

Prescott Engle

EP&H Insurance Services

Runners up: Joe Mullee, State Farm; Pamela Pine, Loudoun Insurance Group


Favorite Interior Designer (18 nominees)

Beth Goldsmith

Beth Goldsmith Creative Works

Runners up: Debbie Schaffer, The Feathered Nest; Leigh Newport, Staged by Design

Favorite Mechanic (25 nominees)

Mike Rollison

Catoctin Automotive

Runners up: Robert Holmes, Bridges Auto Center; Todd Pauly, The Tire Shop


Favorite Midwife (5 nominees)

Hilary Biesecker

Loudoun Homebirth & Healthcare

Runners up: Marilee Pinkleton, TCL Birth; Katy Vega, Life Streams Eternal


Favorite Mortgage Broker (14 nominees)

Kristi Hardy

Atlantic Coast Mortgage

Runners up: Bradley Gable, Southern Trust Mortgage; Rich Lutrell Middleburg Mortgage

Favorite Music Instructor (26 nominees)

Sonja Jewell

Loudoun Country Day School

Runners up: Todd Wright, Half King Studio; Nathaniel Davis, Nathaniel Davis Music

Favorite Nurse/Nurse Practitioner (25 nominees)

Susy Furr

Leesburg Sterling Family Practice

Runners up: Krysten Kayser, Patient First; Melissa Hebert,
Leesburg Sterling Family Practice

Favorite Obstetrician/Gynecologist (23 nominees)

Virginia Hackenberg

Loudoun Gyn Associates

Runners up: Paul A. Tudder, Privia Medical Group; Annemarie Spooner,
Loudoun Medical Group


Favorite Optician (12 nominees)

Paige Buscema


Runners up: Stephen W. Hinkle, Ashburn Vision Source; Scott Dilzer, Dilzer Eye Care

Favorite Pediatrician (24 nominees)

Sandra J. Groeber

Town Pediatrics

Runners up: Jill McCabe, Inova Health System; Amie A. Beloy, Ashburn Pediatrics

Favorite Personal Trainer (31 nominees)

Amanda “Raven” Carter

Orangetheory Fitness

Runners up: Michelle Dancy, Barre Buddha; Jason Smith, Inform Fitness

Favorite Photographer (47 nominees)

Aliyah Dastour

Alimond Photography

Runners up: Sarah Huntington, Sarah Huntington Photography; Joylyn Hannahs, Joylyn Hannahs Photography


Favorite Picture Framer (7 nominees)


Runners up: My Frame Shop, Hobby Lobby


Favorite Plastic Surgeon (5 nominees)

Timothy Mountcastle

Mountcastle Plastic Surgery & Vein Institute

Runners up: Phillip Chang, Aesthetics; Behzad Parva, Parva Plastic Surgery


Favorite Plumber (16 nominees)

Zach Turner

Modern Mechanical

Runners up: Scott Cooper, Scott Cooper Plumbing; Jamie Dawson, Dawson Plumbing

Favorite Psychiatrist (8 nominees)

Zafar Rasheed

Ashburn Psychological & Psychiatric Services

Runners up: Cheryl Dunn, David Band


Favorite Psychologist (11 nominees)

Suzanne Nixon

Northern Virginia Integrative Therapy Center

Runners up: Jennifer Rashap, Karen Larson & Associates; Ben W. Franklin


Favorite Public Servant (17 nominees)

Gary Clemens

Clerk of the Circuit Court

Runners up: Phyllis Randall, Loudoun County Chairwoman; Kristen Umstattd,
Leesburg District Supervisor


Favorite Realtor (95 nominees)

Gwen Pangle

Pangle and Associates

Runners up: Suzi Serene, Serene Team Homes; Colleen Gustavson, Middleburg Real Estate


Favorite Stone Mason (7 nominees)

Allen Cochran

Cochran’s Stone Mansory

Runners up …

David Ratcliff, Ratcliff’s Mansonry

Donnie Moore


Favorite Teacher (59 nominees)

Angie Cross

Loudoun Country Day School

Runners up: Kristin Kime, Creighton’s Corner Elementary; Toni Rader, Loudoun County High School


Favorite Tennis Instructor (2 nominees)

Mark Elliott

Ida Lee Recreation Center


Favorite Veterinarian (38 nominees)

Stephen Stang

Loudoun Veterinary Service

Runners up: Keith Robbins, Catoctin Veterinary Clinic; Michael Strickland, Leesburg Veterinary Hospital


Favorite Waiter/Waitress (30 nominees)

Shelby Johnson

Spanky’s Shenanigans

Runners up: Annemarie Athey, Andys of Leesburg; Tim Barner, Lightfoot Restaurant

Favorite Yoga/Pilates Instructor (18 nominees)

Nikki Laughlin

Barre Buddhi

Runners up: Kate Powell, Flow Yoga; Pauline Lockard, Sport and Health

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